Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Rochester Hills MI

Job Description


The Automation Systems Group (ASG) is a Robotic turn-key system solution provider. Working with a

project team, the Process Engineer is responsible for the Form, Fit, and Function of the system,

overseeing the mechanical, pneumatic, and process requirements.


  • Provide proposal support and review per assigned application areas
  • Attend internal & customer project kick-off meetings and provide technical expertise
  • Review detailed project budget and provide forecast updates
  • Review project schedule and routinely communicate with project manager to ensure its accuracy
  • Review customer specifications for planning and meeting requirements
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project technical plan and engineering task list
  • Generate written specifications detailing system functionality
  • Plan, request, follow-up, and approve all mechanical engineering issues
  • Equipment arrangement, Robot Reach, Payload Analysis, Cycle-time, tolerance studies,
  • Mechanical & Pneumatic component sizing, system Sequence-of-Operations.
  • Generate the Robot Safety Risk Assessment and review with project team
  • Develop and maintain 3D simulation to validate engineering requirements
  • Identify all workcell equipment that requires mechanical design and build
  • Line-up internal design resources based on capacity
  • Develop specifications to line-up external design/build sources, review quotes and place orders
  • Monitor progress and continuously review internal and external designs
  • Schedule and chair design review meetings and track related open issues
  • Generate runoff criteria & coordinate the buyoff of equipment built by external suppliers prior to shipment.
  • Coordinate delivery & return of all documentation for customer approval
  • Generate Work Change Request documents as necessary
  • Ensure required documentation is available to manufacturing department for integration build
  • Review and Approve redline changes on manufacturing floor
  • Generate run-off documentation per project and customer requirements
  • Generate preventative maintenance, spare parts lists, and equipment operations manuals
  • Support field installation, debug, & customer plant buyoff activities
  • Ensure as-built documentation package is delivered to the customer
  • Reliable, consistent attendance required


  • Strong mechanical system knowledge.
  • Strong technical background.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be organized and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong written and oral skills.
  • Ability to work in a highly autonomous environment.
  • Exposure to ISO-9000, QS-9000, & TE Supplement quality systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with Reliability & Maintainability techniques such as FMEA, Root Cause Analysis,
  • MTTR, MTBF, Availability, OEE, etc. preferred.
  • Knowledge of 3D Simulation and discrete-event simulation methods.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills
  • Must be able to present comprehensive technical evaluations and recommendations to customers and peers.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Strong technical expertise in system engineering, design, and integration of robotic automation systems.
  • Required CAD software: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and ROBOGUIDE Simulation preferred.